How to add and edit items in the ctAdmin interface.


Below is a Guide to editing an Item in OrderCentral's ctAdmin interface. Note: Some options will vary from due to customizations. This should be used as a general guide to using the "Item Admin" interface.

  1. Login to the ctAdmin system.
  2. Go to the Item Admin.
    1. Click on the "Find" button (Need to set your browser to allow popups)
    2. In the popup window, search by an invtID or description.
    3. Items listed with an itemID are already in the OrderCentral tables, items with a blank itemID are NOT in OrderCentral but are in Solomon.
    4. Double click on an entry to edit it or add it to OrderCentral
    5. Entries with an itemID will go to the "EDIT" mode, other items will go into "ADD" mode.
  3. Edit Mode - Editing Category Links:
    1. You can Add the item to a new category by selecting the category from the dropdown box and hitting the "assign" link. (must hit the link to save)
    2. You can remove an item from a category by clicking the "remove" link next to the category.
  4. Edit Mode - Editing Extensions/Options Links:
    1. If it is an item WITH extensions (options) then you can edit the options by clicking the "edit group" link)
    2. If it is an item WITH extensions (options) then you can remove an extensiongroup from an item by clicking the "remove" link next to the group.
    3. If it is an item WITH extensions (options) then you can assign an extensiongroup from an item by selecting the correct group, then clicking the "link extension group" button next to the group. (you must click the button for the change to save)
  5. Add or Edit Mode - Setting images and Active:
    1. At the bottom of the screen you can set the image path for the thumbnails(searchpage results and category listings) or the main image for the product detail page.
    2. Make sure to check "active" if you want the product available on the site.
    3. When you are doing adding an item or editing an item, click the "Update" or "Add" button at the bottom.